A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 67 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (42 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:16:10 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00727615. Id of event: nn00727615. Exact location of event, depth 6.4 km, -118.0332° West, 38.137° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 23:16:10 / May 17, 2020 @ 11:16 pm.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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